Laem Phromthep is a headland forming the extreme south end of Phuket. "Phrom" is Thai for the Hindu term, "Brahma," signifying purity, and "Thep" means "God." Local villagers used to refer to the cape as "Laem Chao", or the God's Cape, and it was an easily recognisable landmark for the early seafarers travelling up theMalay Peninsulafrom the sub-continent.
Laem Phromthep is the one of most important and popular place of Phuket. There is a saying that you have not been to Phuket unless you visit Laem Phromthep. There is the favorite for Thais and foreign tourists. Many tourists come here particularly in the evening to see the sun setting below the horizon and sea. There is a great spot to see the most beautiful sunset and to take a photo for souvenir that they have been to Phuket Island.
Address: Rawai Rd., Rawai, Muang Phuket, Phuket 83000 Thailand